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Pumpkin Pie Filled Donuts

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8

Maple-iced donuts filled with a rich, sweet pumpkin spice puree you can throw together in your kitchen. This recipe is delicious and takes less than 30 minutes to make! ...MORE+ LESS-

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
March 16, 2017

Ingredients

Frosting

3
cups powdered sugar
3
tablespoons butter, melted
1
tablespoon milk
3/4
teaspoon maple extract (Mapeline preferred)

Donuts

1 1/2
cup pumpkin puree
1
tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2
cup sugar
2
tablespoons butter, melted
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Frozen Biscuits Flaky Layers
Vegetable or canola oil for frying

Steps

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  • 1
    In a medium bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons melted butter, milk, and maple extract to create the icing. If needed, add more powdered sugar or milk to get the consistency equal to a soft, spreadable frosting.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, stir together pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, sugar, and 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • 3
    Prepare the frying oil by placing it into a deep-sided skillet and bringing it to medium-low heat over the stove.
  • 4
    Open the Pillsbury™ biscuits. Gently pull each in half, press down the center of the biscuits, and fill with 2 tablespoons of pumpkin puree mixture.
  • 5
    Place the top back on the biscuit and press closed with a fork.
  • 6
    Fry donuts in oil. They should fry on medium-low heat until the are a dark, golden brown to ensure the center cooks and isnt doughy when you pull it apart for eating!
  • 7
    As soon as the top and bottom of the donuts are fried, remove them carefully from the hot oil with a slotted spoon, transfer to a parchment-lined drying rack, and spoon a dollop of frosting right on top of the hot donut. Smooth slightly with a spoon. Allow frosting to firm up slightly before enjoying!
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • The moment that coffee shops add pumpkin lattes to the menu, you know it's time to grab cans of pumpkin puree and start baking. Pumpkin cookies, pumpkin bars, pumpkin pies... And now, with this gloriously simple (and crazy pumpkinlicious) recipe, you can have a batch of Pumpkin Pie Filled Donuts hot and in your hands…in just 30 minutes! You want to heat the oil for frying to medium-low on your stove for the perfect amount of heat that will cook the donuts all the way through to the center, keeping them from getting dough-y, and warming up that gorgeous pumpkin center. Let your donuts sit for just a moment. You want the icing to harden up a bit before biting into them. Sprinkle, if you want. Otherwise, prepare a glass of milk! You have a batch of fall donuts to enjoy!

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